How to Download and Convert YouTube to MPEG Mac (Mountain Lion included)
As you know, most of YouTube videos are FLV format. Normally, it’s hard for you to play it on some players like TVs or edit it in iMovie, Final Cut Pro X because of incompatible issue. To solve this problem, this article detailly introduces a solid YouTube to MPEG Converter Mac. If you already hold some YouTube videos on your Mac, please skip the previous steps to Step 4.
Step 1: To download YouTube videos from the website to your Mac, you need to install a powerful and Free YouTube Downloader for Mac to help you do this job. This app is available by clicking the below link. After that, run it.
Step 2: Go to youtube.com and find your wanted YouTube video. When the video is playing, you’ll see a Download” icon floating above the video. At this time, to download the YouTube video, you can click the floating Download icon”, or drag & drop the video URL into this app, or go to Download”> Enter a URL” to copy the video address.
Step 3: When the download is over, you can find the YouTube video in its library. Want to know where it is stored on your Mac? If so, you need right click it in the library and select the Show in Folder” in the popping-up menu to find it.
What you need to do next is to convert the downloaded YouTube video to MPEG format. Before doing this, you need a great 3rd-party tool—YouTube to MPEG Mac video Converter.
Step 4: Download and install this professional YouTube to MPEG Mac video Converter.
Step 5: After launching the video converter, you need to drag the YouTube videos on your Mac to this app. Or you can click + to navigate to the location of YouTube video and then add it. This app supports batch conversion. So you can import several YouTube videos at this step.
Step 6: In the output format list, select MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 under the Video” category.
Note: MPEG is a set of video compress standards. MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 both belongs to the MPEG standards.
Step 7: Hit the Convert button to start YouTube to MPEG Mac conversion. Next, just let this app do the rest things for you.
It’s done. After a while, you can get a MPEG video.